Lyons, Leonard, 1906-1976

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Leonard Lyons, born Leonard Sucher, September 10, 1906, New York, New York, attended the City College of New York from 1924 to 1925, and received his Bachelor of Law degree from St. John's University College of Law in 1928. He was admitted to the New York Bar the same year, then to the Federal Bar in 1929, practicing law in New York City from 1929 to 1934. He married Sylvia R. Schonberger on November 29, 1934. From 1934 to 1974, he wrote The Lyons Den, a syndicated column for the New York Post. From 1954 to 1968, he served as Special Assistant Attorney General in New York. He died on October 7, 1976.

From the description of Lyons, Leonard, 1906-1976 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10610827

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Jeffry, Alix, 1929-1993. Photographs, 1952-1974 Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Welles mss., 1930-1950, (Bulk 1936-1947) Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Ginzburg, Ralph. Ralph Ginzburg letters to Leonard Lyons, 1963-1970. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Herman Buchman papers, 1939-1990 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Samuel and Bella Spewack Papers, ca.1920-1980 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
creatorOf Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968. Essay and notes for Leonard Lyons, 1949-1950. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Odets mss., 1921-1963 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969. Frank Loesser letter to Leonard Lyons, 1943 January 31. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968. Correspondence with Robert O. Ballou, Leonard & Sylvia Lyons, 2 letters from autograph seekers, 1 letter from Rosalie Frank to Miss Shirley Spencer. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn George Balanchine archive, 1924-1989 (inclusive), 1961-1983 (bulk). Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Leonard Lyons Papers. 1956 - 1971. Subject Files
creatorOf Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967. Dorothy Parker and Alan Campbell letters to Leonard and Sylvia Lyons, 1938-1945. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963. Letters, 1937-1961. Indiana University
referencedIn Spewack, Samuel and Bella. Papers, ca.1920-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Harvard Law School Forums Records Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
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correspondedWith Balanchine, George. person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Buchman, Herman person
associatedWith Ginzburg, Ralph. person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968. person
associatedWith Jeffry, Alix person
associatedWith Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969. person
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
associatedWith Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963. person
associatedWith Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
associatedWith Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968. person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel and Bella. person
associatedWith Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 person
associatedWith Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 person
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Birth 1906-09-10

Death 1976-10-07




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